Free MLB Picks For Today 8/3/2020
Cleveland Indians vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Indians vs. Reds—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +129 odds. Starting for Cleveland will be Zach Plesac. He comes off a great start against the White Sox where he allowed no runs and three hits over eight innings. He is backed by a good bullpen that sports and ERA of 1.96. It will be Sonny Gray going for the Reds. He has pitched well but the Reds bullpen ERA sits at 7.46. Reds offense wasn’t very flashy against the Tigers. Play Cleveland +129 odds.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Yankees Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Phillies vs. Yankees—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees to play over the total of nine runs. New York are torching the teams with bad pitching. They are the best runs scoring and home run hitting team in all of Major League Baseball. Gerrit Cole in his last start gave up three runs in 6 2/3rd against the Orioles. Phillies bats have hit the home run this season. Jake Arrieta struggled giving up the home run, walks and hard contact last season. Philadelphia bullpen has also struggled. Play Philadelphia and New York Yankees over nine runs.
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Mets at Braves—Free pick is Atlanta Braves +108 odds. Mike Soroka starts for the Braves. He has allowed two earned runs in 11 2/3rd innings this season. His offense is putting up six runs per game and have the better bullpen. Jake deGrom goes for New York. He went five innings in his first start. But the Mets bullpen sits with an ERA of 6.81 and the team have lost four straight as well as six of their past eight. Play Atlanta +108 odds.
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Giants at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies -132 odds. Chi Chi Rodriguez gets the start for the Rockies. He did show well late last season. He is backed by a Rockies bullpen that has show good recent form. They have won five of six behind solid pitching and scoring. Johnny Cueto starts for the Giants. In his last start the righthander allowed four earned runs with three walks in 3 2/3rd innings at home to San Diego. Cueto has been dealing with control issues the past two seasons. Giants bullpen has had struggled. Play Colorado -132 odds.
Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Athletics at Mariners—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners +169 odds. Frankie Montas goes for the Athletics. He is dealing with control issues and not going deep into games. Athletics bats have been cold with a .191 team batting average. Mariners have shown better punch from their offense. Justus Sheffield did have a good outing at home to Oakland late last season. Mariners do have a winning home mark against Seattle the past three years. Play Seattle +169 odds.
LA Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Dodgers at Padres—Free pick is LA Dodgers and San Diego Padres under the total of eight runs. It will be Walker Buehler starting for LA. He has dominated the Padres with an ERA of 0.64 and WHIP of 0.63 in four starts. LA bullpen ERA sits at 1.06. Chris Paddock goes for San Diego. In two starts the righthander has allowed two earned runs over eleven innings. Padres bullpen has been good at home. Play LA Dodgers and San Diego Padres under eight runs.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Minnesota Twins Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Pirates at Twins—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins on the run line -1.5 runs at -117 odds. Tough to back the Pirates in this spot as they are hitting only .167 against lefthanders. Derek Holland starts for Pittsburgh. He has had struggled the past few seasons in Major League Baseball with control, hard contact, and the home run. He faces a very good Twins hitting lineup. Lewis Thorpe starts for Minnesota. A strikeout pitcher in his time in the minors and few innings in the majors. He is backed by a good Twins bullpen with an ERA of 2.77. Play Minnesota run line -1.5 runs at -117 odds.
Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
White Sox at Brewers—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers -104 odds. Brett Anderson gets the start for Milwaukee and showed well in his final starts last season. Anderson faced the White Sox once last year allowing two earned runs in 6 2/3rd innings. He has a lineup that has been more productive facing opposing left handed pitching. Carlos Rodon starts for the White Sox. He struggled in the opener surrendering five earned runs in 3 2/3rd innings against Cleveland. White Sox has struggled in step up series against the Twins and Indians. Play Milwaukee -104 odds.
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago Cubs Pick Prediction 8/3/2020
Royals vs. Cubs—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs -145 odds. Starting for Chicago will be Alec Mills. In his first start he held the Reds to two runs over six innings in a road victory. Cubs are hitting and hot winning six of their past seven games. Danny Duffy goes for KC. In two starts he has allowed six earned runs in 4 2/3rd innings. He has struggled the past couple of seasons with ERA, control, and hard contact. White Sox just put up 23 runs in their three game series with KC. Royals previously faced weak hitting teams in series with the Indians and Tigers. Stepping up here rather have the Chicago Cubs. Play Cubs -145 odds.